Artificial intelligence (AI), deep learning, and natural language processing will be the next transformative technologies for streaming. They all will have an impact on streaming through all stages of production, from content creation to consumption. With the proliferation of AI in many different industries, there’s no doubt that it will be heavily used for live streaming on a wider scale in the near future. Some of the companies and technologies

The hype around VR is dwindling, and the industry is now faced with the reality of delivering on the promise of giving consumers compelling content and experiences. 360° VR live streaming has gained some traction over the past year as the production process has improved. Until recently, capturing 360° video was difficult, complex, and often convoluted, and panoramic camera systems combined a morass of different technologies based on work-arounds and

Virtual Reality (VR) has recently caught the attention of the press, inspired the creativity of a multitude of content producers, and captivated the imaginations of the public. Many companies are entering the VR arena and are throwing their hats in the ring with their own Head-Mounted Displays (HMDs), cameras, hardware, and software for the consumer market. While the biggest market to date for VR has been in the gaming world,

  To kick off Part 3 of this series on streamlining your traveling streaming kit, we’ll look at some switching options. In Part 1, we looked at software-based switching you can do within your laptop with our discussion of the MacBook Retina-based streaming system (using Telestream Wirecast Pro) that has worked for Mobeon on a number of projects. Here we’ll look at hardware switchers that are compact and versatile enough to

In this segment of this 3-part series on building a streaming production kit you can take on the road, we’ll look at a key component of any streaming production: cameras. As you might expect, there’s a tremendous number of cameras on the market, many of them released in the last year or even the last few months. When assembling a streaming kit that’s easy to transport from event to event,

As the founder and owner of Mobeon, a company that specializes in streaming production, I’m always looking for ways to streamline my kit and simplify my workflow to give my client the best stream possible regardless of the venue. At Mobeon we handle a vast range of events events varying from small- to large-scale, and our clients run the gamut from Fortune 100 companies to startups to and non-profit organizations. Drawing

Media and technology companies have always understood the value of intellectual property, whether it takes the form of episodic TV, feature films, or apps and information. Houses of worship should recognize that they too produce valuable media assets. Churches can learn several things from Hollywood and tech firms, since content creation for the faith-based market in many ways parallels the content production cycles of media companies. While it is a